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The Gift Of Gratitude: How To Have A Truly Happy Thanksgiving

Often times during Thanksgiving we are concerned with staying in shape and making sure we get in our workout before the big meal. I teach a yoga...

Meditation For The Athlete: 8 Steps To Get You Started

How do I begin a meditation practice? This is a question I often hear from my students.Meditation takes daily practice. You can read a hundred boo...

Simple Home Yoga Sequence For The Busy Athlete

Time is one of life’s most valuable resources. I often hear people say, “I’d love to do yoga if I had more time.” But everyone can make time for t...

Take A Deep Breath: A Meditation For The Holidays

The holidays are a time of celebration and gathering with family and friends, a time to remember and appreciate our many blessings. Our society pu...

How To Do A Safe And Proper Vinyasa

Vinyasa yoga and power yoga are arguably the most popular types of yoga in the United States. However, many teachers do not take the time to teach...

Nature Is The Best Yoga Studio

I don’t know about you, but after the Fourth of July is when it really starts to feel like summer to me. The days are long and warm, the kids are ...

How To Set Goals With Vision, Possibility, And Balance

Every January my yoga classes are packed with new bright-eyed students and their new year’s resolutions. In February the classes are still going s...

Prenatal Yoga - The Art Of Slowing Down And Listening

During pregnancy the body transforms in miraculous ways. The uterus expands 500 times its normal capacity. The hips expand and the ligaments becom...

Examining The "Why" - Why Do You Exercise And Is It Working For You?

Why do you exercise? Do you work out to look good? Do you do yoga because someone told you it would reduce your stress? I encourage you to stop fo...

Yoga For Jetlagged And Weary Travelers

I just returned from teaching an intensive 200-hour teacher training in Bali. It was an enriching experience, but the fifteen-hour time difference...

How To Improve Your Mental State Through Just 5 Minutes Of Meditation

Imagine having a peaceful state of mind every day. Just sit with that thought for a second. Sound good?   Now, what if I told you that peace of mi...

Wax And Wane: Get In Sync With The Moon And Seasons

On June 23rd we had what some people call a “super full moon.” This full moon was the closest to the earth of the full moons in 2013. This occurre...